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Ramadan Readathon 2019

I managed to complete the Prayer column on the Ramadan Readathon bingo, and really enjoyed actively trying to read more Muslim fiction during the Holy Month. I try to do it every year, but having guidelines, and the numerous recommendations … Continue reading

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May 2019 Round-Up

So late posting this! 13 books read, BND263 spent in May 2019. I read some really great books last month! Tayari Jones An American Marriage This was – heartbreaking, on so many levels. A young African-American couple, married for just one … Continue reading

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Some mini reading goals for May 2019

Two mini reading goals for May 2019: The Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist was announced recently, and it looks amazing! I’ve read 3 of the books on the shortlist – Circe, My Sister, the Serial Killer, and The Silence of … Continue reading

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April 2019 Round Up

11 books in April 2019, taking me to a total of 46 for the year so far. Some really good – and long! – reads this month. Of particular note: Business Icons Khairi Metussin, Salehin Basir, Khairul Anwar Sabir, Khairul Arifin … Continue reading

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March 2019 Round-up

8 books in March, a significant dip from Jan and Feb! Never mind, I’m aiming to read 15 books in April, so that I’m comfortably at the 50 book mark by the end of the first quarter of the year. … Continue reading

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February 2019 Round-Up

In Feb, I read 15 books. To compare Feb 2016: 16 Feb 2017: 12 Feb 2018: 9 So a pretty variable month. I read a little more than I would have been able to otherwise this month because I went on … Continue reading

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January 2019 Round-Up

Some really nice reads in the first month of 2019! Seanan McGuire Every Heart a Doorway and Down Among the Sticks and Bones I loved these first two in McGuire’s series about the children who come back from Fairyland and are unable to go back – … Continue reading

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